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What would you do? #389870 Feb 1, 10:55pm Feb 1, 10:55pm
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What would you do?
Hey guys,

I am wondering on which is the best option to go with.

I have some cash saved up for some sort of a mod/mods.

Would you get a body kit and be done with. Keep in mind that when I do get a bodykit, I would have to wait a while to get it painted + installed.

OR

A headunit
An alarm
Box and install of my 12" JL


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Re: What would you do? [Re: Chelica815] #389871 Feb 1, 11:06pm Feb 1, 11:06pm
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Re: What would you do? [Re: Chelica815] #389872 Feb 1, 11:06pm Feb 1, 11:06pm
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turbo?? grin

if you wanna go with look then get the kit. but if you want some loud music then get the stero system thumbsup

Re: What would you do? [Re: 20celica00] #389873 Feb 1, 11:09pm Feb 1, 11:09pm
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my order...alarm, stereo system, tokico suspension, and now wings west kit

Re: What would you do? [Re: 20celica00] #389874 Feb 1, 11:40pm Feb 1, 11:40pm
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i have the same delema as u. I am getting a kit 1st. My thinking is: the gts stock sterio sounds good for now smile atleast the 04 does i dont knwo about other years. Alarms can be good but my only experience is everyone ignores them now a days (my moms 300 went off for 40 min after someone broke in at a walmart and noone did anything. She nolonger goes to walmart wink So get keyless entry, 40+ 50 install at pepboys and be happy with that wink GTS suspension is spiffy as well. Sure eventually it will be good to get lowered or stiffer. I like instant gratification, and a kit just does that. Install it yourself to save some big bucks. All you need is a buddy and a drill smile Sure need to save for painting but it will be worth it.

Well this is just my 2cents smile Get whatever will make you happiest. thumbsup

ps sorry for bad typing. I am so tired and have 2 tests tomarrow. damn college crap smile

Re: What would you do? [Re: hombredelassrtas] #389875 Feb 1, 11:43pm Feb 1, 11:43pm
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Do I read you right that you currently have the sub, but it's not installed? If this is the case, I would go the second route and finish up the project you already started before embarking on another.

Take it from me, if you don't have the money to get the kit AND get it painted, the first route isn't worth it. It's not cool to see a hot kit sitting in it's box unpainted and uninstalled while waiting for money.


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Re: What would you do? [Re: CRBN BLU] #389876 Feb 1, 11:46pm Feb 1, 11:46pm
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not gonna sell your subs NE more?

Re: What would you do? [Re: fonz182] #389877 Feb 2, 1:42am Feb 2, 1:42am
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I am selling one of them. But no one has been fully interested in actually pulling thru.

I am keeping one for sure.

Used to have 2x12" but it was just too much and the added weight was...yea...

As for an alarm, I was thinking of getting the Clifford 2 way pager one because I can get it for $185 I believe, but I might just get something cheaper after reading that post above.

I hate the stock HU because I cannot play MP3 or read CD-RW. Also my Fosgate Amp is not really being fully used because I am using the converter so that it will feed onto the stock HU.

See, if I go the 2nd route, I can prolly get some deals on some rear speakers and dynamat the sucker. The back two speakers is rattling like crazy because of the 2x12" before.

I am thinking of going the 2nd route for sure now.

O as for suspension. Shocks and springs? Going for TRD or Eibach Pro kit, what would be some good shock at a reasonable price to go with those springs?


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Re: What would you do? [Re: Chelica815] #389878 Feb 2, 1:45am Feb 2, 1:45am
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I'd get the alarm first, better safe than sorry thumbsup


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Re: What would you do? [Re: Chelica815] #389879 Feb 2, 1:46am Feb 2, 1:46am
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i would get the alarm first before you do anything else..gotta keep that baby safe. thumbsup get some koni yellows or kyb agx shocks to go with ur springs

Re: What would you do? [Re: celiwhite] #389880 Feb 2, 5:38pm Feb 2, 5:38pm
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it sounds like your big into stereo's, so I'd get the alarm (keep everything safe) and then do the sound system.

Re: What would you do? [Re: vcel523] #389881 Feb 2, 6:53pm Feb 2, 6:53pm
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get the alarm and the system first.


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Re: What would you do? [Re: Elec-FuYu] #389882 Feb 2, 7:25pm Feb 2, 7:25pm
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No kit. Keep it a sleeper.


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Re: What would you do? [Re: jyboygenius] #389883 Feb 2, 8:55pm Feb 2, 8:55pm
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dude get an alarm for sures! That should be 1 of the first things you should do to a car atleast! It was my first mod to my car and im thankful for it! It gives me peace of mind.

Re: What would you do? [Re: jyboygenius] #389884 Feb 3, 1:31am Feb 3, 1:31am
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Originally Posted by jyboygenius
No kit. Keep it a sleeper.


Agreed. After route 2. Next thing will be suspension work (Shocks and Springs).


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Re: What would you do? [Re: Chelica815] #389885 Feb 3, 4:23pm Feb 3, 4:23pm
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Alarm, then suspension.


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Re: What would you do? [Re: ExNihilo] #389886 Feb 3, 4:45pm Feb 3, 4:45pm
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Go w/ the alarm first


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Originally Posted by 20celica00
lower ur car first thumbsup



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Re: What would you do? [Re: hombredelassrtas] #389888 Feb 3, 7:48pm Feb 3, 7:48pm
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Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
Alarms can be good but my only experience is everyone ignores them now a days (my moms 300 went off for 40 min after someone broke in at a walmart and noone did anything. She nolonger goes to walmart wink


i find it funny that your mom is boycotting wal-mart for something that isn't wal-mart's fault spineyes



as for an order to buy things... if i didn't have money to paint the kit... i probably wouldn't get that first... because if you put the kit on it would look retarded unpainted... and if you didn't put it on.. then it would be sitting in the box.. and what would be the point of buying it? it all just depends on what you want more... if you want looks... save up a little more to pay for paint.. and THEN get the body kit... otherwise get all that other stuff...


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